Administration

Gifted Music School's staff and leadership team is comprised of artists and administrators who are dedicated to serving our students, faculty, and community members. Working closely with the Gifted Music School's founders, the management team operates with laser focus on the school's mission, vision, and values.

 

Founders

Eugene Watanabe
Dr. Vera Oussetskaia Watanabe 

 

Senior Leadership

Heather Moore, Executive Director
Eugene Watanabe, Artistic Director
Justin Morgan, Dean

 

Program Administration

Meili Bell, Conservatory Director
Stacy Smith, Suzuki Program Director
Rachel H. Taft, GRIT Program Director
Katherine Baird, Suzuki Program Coordinator
Kristina Turner, Suzuki Program Coordinator

 

Advancement

Adam Wester, Creative Director
Daniel Brown, Graphic Designer
Elijah Rizzuto Smith, Social Media Producer

 

Student Services

Susan Andersen, Student Services Manager
Joey Calkins
Noel Jacobsen
Anna Josephine Maxwell
Joanne Rowland

 

Office Staff

Matthew Gardner, IT Technician
Angela Roundy, Payroll Administrator

 

Artistic Staff

Katherine Baird, Preparatory Chamber Music Coordinator
Beverly Hawkins, Gala Coordinator
Kelly McConkie Stewart, Faculty Recital Coordinator

 

2009 class photo GMS 2
The original Gifted Music School gang in 2009